Yearbook of the National Association of Secondary School Principals Volume 5

Yearbook of the National Association of Secondary School Principals Volume 5

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1921 edition. Excerpt: ...down quietly to the bulletin board, where the menus are written, drew a line through the desserts, and placed their initials beside the line, with the result that dessert sales fell off one hundred dollars for that day, which was saved from this source alone for the European sufferers. By way of proof of the incentive that can be applied academically, as well as ethically, by these school organizations, witness an illustration from a journalism club. Surreptitious circulations of printed or typewritten matter had been passing throughout the school, imitating and parodying the school magazine, which was too infrequently produced and too highly literary in flavor, apparently, to satisfy completely. These sheets were very undesirable in tone, but instead of trying to obviate them by repeated punishment of the individual authors and circulators, a faculty and student committee considered them as an indication of a need that must be met constructively. Volunteers were called for to start a journalism club. Those who offered themselves were not of the kind, just at first, to further the proposed plan successfully; so the little group was led to invite one of the English classes to produce the first issue of a weekly newspaper. After some considerable hesitation the class brought out the first issue. Almost instant popularity was the result, and the consequence to the club itself was a competition among the English classes for the privilege of producing successive issues, and a very prompt and noticeable increase of membership and talent in the club itself. This little paper, reaching every pupil once a week, is more than the evidence of a desire for mere fun and frivolity; it is a chance for every one of the two thousand pupils to get more

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  • Paperback | 40 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 91g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236776747
  • 9781236776747